Articles
94 Articles Found
Puzzled by Outlet Placement? Try Getting Floored

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Puzzled by Outlet Placement? Try Getting Floored

During a big remodeling project this spring, I became more familiar with the options available for electrical receptacles these days. These include new features, like adding USB charging ports that do away with the need to track down the right adapter for every phone, smart watch and earbud charger. And now there are smart outlets you can control remotely (so, if you’re afraid you left the iron on, you can double check from your phone).
Put a Lid on It: Finding the Right Floor Box Cover

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Put a Lid on It: Finding the Right Floor Box Cover

Floor boxes are a great way to bring power and communications/data connections away from the walls and into the middle of a room. This could be to provide AV access for a presenter at a podium or needed kilowatts to a convention center floor.
Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part One

BURNDY® LLC

Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part One

Honestly, I can't think of anything that bothers me more than stray hairs. Now, I'm not talking about the hairs on my head. (In fact, the older I get, the less I have to worry about those, if you know what I mean.)
AUTOGUARD® Self Test Ground Fault Receptacles
advertisement
Ratings Matter When Specifying Fiber Optic Cable

Panduit Corp

Ratings Matter When Specifying Fiber Optic Cable

Fiber optic technology has become standard where high bandwidth capacity is required – data centers being a prime example of such applications. Like other cabling products, fiber optic cables all can look pretty similar from the outside. However, just as electrical cabling comes in different varieties to meet every application’s specific safety requirements, so, too, do fiber optic offerings.
Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part Two

BURNDY® LLC

Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part Two

In a previous article, we looked at some of the manually operated hand tools for crimping terminals and splices. Some of them would crimp sizes up to #2 AWG. Not bad.

But when you get into the heavier electrical work, such as building transformers and other more industrial type work, a hand tool may not cut it … excuse me … crimp it.
New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

Leviton Manufacturing Company

New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

If you or someone you know has been looking to buy or sell a house lately, you likely know today’s real estate market is smoking hot. This is even more the case in areas were second-home ownership is high. Real estate transactions are continuing to reach record numbers even as many employers are beginning to call their workers back to the office following the COVID pandemic’s lockdowns.
94 Articles Found
NetPak: Five "Must-Have" Tools for Electrical Contractors
advertisement
Emerson LED Floodlights for Hazardous Zone 1 Locations Use 80 Percent Less Energy than HID Luminaires
advertisement
Bell Weatherproof Ceiling Fan & Luminaire Junction Box
advertisement
Newsletter Signup